Must-Have Back-to-School Apps

August 25, 2011



School days are here and if it’s one word that’s on our mind as parents, it’s “organization.” Keeping the kids on task with their homework, remembering meetings, asking the kids if they did their homework, grocery shopping, helping the kids finish their homework. Well, you get my drift. In lieu of this impending reality, the… [Read more…]

Is That A Yottle In Your Bottle?

August 21, 2011



There’s a Wocket in my Pocket by Oceanhouse Media (universal) is the latest Dr Seuss book to come to life on iDevices. Enjoy the childhood classic in a fun, new interactive way. This book showcases the height of Dr Seuss’ word crafting genius. As with all Oceanhouse digibooks, this digital version of the beloved classic… [Read more…]

Posted in: Books, Children, Education

Top 5 Digital Storybook Apps For iPad and iPhone

August 19, 2011



Books for the iPhone and iPad are some of my least favorite apps to review. There are thousands in the app store and many of them aren’t worth reader’s time or money. Having said that, there are some real winners out there that stand out from the crowd visually, interactively and creatively. I’ve narrowed the… [Read more…]

Posted in: Books, Education

Angelina Ballerina’s Digibook Is A Hit With Kids

August 19, 2011



Angelina Ballerina’s New Ballet Teacher by Callaway Digital Arts  ($4.99 iPad only) is – in theory – a digital storybook, but offers much more. Children who love Angelina will fall in love with this charming digibook and the fun activities it has to offer. The story here focuses on Angelina as she meets her dance… [Read more…]

Yodel-Oh! Translates Vintage, Tin Carnie Games To iOS!

August 17, 2011



Yodel-Oh! by Spinlight Studio (sold separately for iPhone and iPad .99) is a beautiful game inspired by those wonderful, old-fashioned tin carnival games. This beautiful app tests players’ reaction time – those with quick eyes and fingers will do well. Trust me, this game would be a challenge even for the cowboys who proved himself… [Read more…]

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Duck Duck Moose Is Having A Back-to-School Sale!

August 16, 2011



Word Wagon: Hop aboard Word Wagon to learn about letters, phonics, and spelling!¬† Word Wagon includes more than 100 words (including 44 Dolch sight words) in 7 categories. (Ages 1-7) Winner of the Children’s Technology Review Editor’s Choice Award Park Math: Come play at the park, and learn to count, add, subtract, sort and more!… [Read more…]

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Candy Boy Is A Clever, Confectionary Puzzle

August 15, 2011



Candy Boy by Colorbox (.99 for iPhone) is a delicious match-3, one-screen platformer. Casper, the candy boy, is an adorable character who is entrusted with the task of getting towers of candy matched by color. The settings are vibrant and Casper is an adorable candy messenger who helps provide a non-stressful environment for this visually… [Read more…]

Posted in: games, Puzzle

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